The Property/Evidence Unit operates with a Sergeant, professionally trained Property/Evidence Officers, part-time Clerical Assistants, and part-time Paraprofessionals. The members of the Property/Evidence Unit are responsible for the security, integrity, and accountability of all property/evidence that has been submitted to the Property/Evidence Unit for storage, pursuant to agency policy and Florida law. At the present time, over 280,000 items are being maintained in the property/evidence storage facilities.
The Property/Evidence Unit utilizes a state of the art computerized bar coding and record-keeping system in order to maintain the security and accountability of all stored property/evidence. The Property/Evidence Unit is also responsible for the disposition of property/evidence in accordance with agency policy and applicable Florida State Statutes.